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Nice service, but tee times were too close together.

Views on this course are stunning, as it sits right next to the ocean. It was the only course... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Barbara B
Castle Rock, Colorado
Pebble Beach South

Lovely setting for a golf course. Several holes run along the ocean bluffs. A challenging course... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2017
Stuart G
Montecito, California, United States
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Designed by William F. Bell, this 7,000-yard golf course features beautiful rolling fairways and challenging greens on a spectacular seaside links-style layout.
7925 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-2421
+1 805-968-1541
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Views are incredible from almost every hole. And the course is in great shape Not the cheapest place to play. $210, but if you live in the 805, only $120 and that is a great deal! Teed off at 730 on a Sunday morning, nobody...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Paid $129 mid week for a round. Service was blah. I know Santa Barbara has water issues but I played a round at SB Golf Club (Muni) the next day and it was lush in comparison. Sandpiper could easily be on of SoCal's top coastal...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Views on this course are stunning, as it sits right next to the ocean. It was the only course that showed signs of the drought, which is not difficult to understand. Pricing was not bad, $125 for cart/ green fees(poor man's Pebble Beach,so someone told...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The views are great and so was the food and service but that’s about it. It’s in terrible shape. It was July & I know it hasn’t rained in months but this was a lot of neglect. Lots of dead spots, invasive grass & muddy...More

Thank M W
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Golf course is wonderful and the restaurant was extremely nice, if little small for a large group. We had a catered Mexican lunch, outside on the bluff, which was lovely

Thank CaBungy
Reviewed July 26, 2017

In the perfect climate, it's hard to imagine you can't grow nice grass for a golf course. Very uneven fairways and horrible greens. The greens are like a hard, dark green mold. Only 2-3 holes along the ocean. Pace of play was good--probably due to...More

Thank Albert M
Reviewed July 20, 2017

At about $550 for 2 with rental clubs this is not a value for money venue for what you get. Service was good and friendly. The course is in OK condition and the greens quick. Some excellent holes, 10, 11 stand out. Course condition could...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed July 1, 2017

It has been awhile since I golfed a round here and it was great to be back. True greens, gorgeous views and reasonable price.

Thank Steen H
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Sandpiper has beautiful vistas, but I feel it is over rated in price and course conditions. Independent from the rains, the course needs a significant amount of care to bring the fairways, bunkers and greens up to a quality that matches the views and price...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Lovely setting for a golf course. Several holes run along the ocean bluffs. A challenging course because of the huge greens - easy to three putt or come up short by a club. Be sure to check the pin placement and then the yardage. Not...More

1  Thank Stuart G
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